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Obama toasts failed African socialist (as a role model)
The Daily Caller ^ | 7/1/2013 | Neil Munro

Posted on 07/01/2013 2:56:55 PM PDT by markomalley

President Barack Obama toasted the founding dictator of post-colonial Tanzania on Monday, who collectivized the nation’s low-tech agricultural sector, established a one-party state and left that African nation’s economy in ruins.

“[Y]ou might say an American child is my child. We might say a Tanzanian child is my child,” Obama said after quoting the Tanzanian saying “my neighbor’s child is my child.”

“In this way, both of our nations will be looking after all of our children and we’ll be living out the vision of President [Julius] Nyerere,” Obama continued.

“The core values that he proclaimed for Tanzania also describe what both our countries seek — wisdom, unity, and peace — Hekima, Umoja, na Amani,” Obama said at a state dinner, held at 9.00 p.m. local time.

“So what I’d like to do is to propose a toast … to our gracious Tanzanian hosts, to our Tanzanian friends and to wisdom, unity and peace that we all seek in the world.  Cheers,” he told the invitees at the dinner, which took place in the Tanzanian capital, Dar es Salaam.

Nyerere “led a one-party state that nationalized key industries and created ujamaa, a rural, collective village-based movement of ‘African socialism’ and ‘self reliance,’” according to a 2011 report by the Congressional Research Service.

That ujamaa policy was very fashionable among U.S. and European progressives in the 1980s, when Obama was attending Colombia University and Harvard University.

But it wrecked the nation’s economy, just as similar socialist planning wrecked the partly-developed economies of numerous African countries after European powers gave up their territorial claims in the continent.

From the 1950s to the 1970s, socialist-themed policies crippled the economies of Kenya, Uganda, Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia and several other African countries.

In Tanazania, Nyerere “was succeeded by the president of Zanzibar, Ali Mwinyi, who oversaw political reforms and a gradual transition to a market economy, in part due to economic collapse brought on by ujamaa and centralized economic management,” says the CRS report.


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: africa; collectivism; communism; daressalaam; marxism; tanzania; ujamaa
Øbama:
In this way, both of our nations will be looking after all of our children and we’ll be living out the vision of President [Julius] Nyerere

I guess every once in a while, he slips up and lets the truth out.

1 posted on 07/01/2013 2:56:55 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Nyerere? Really? Another filthy, cunning, mass-murdering savage.


2 posted on 07/01/2013 3:00:26 PM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: markomalley
“[Y]ou might say an American child is my child. We might say a Tanzanian child is my child,” Obama said after quoting the Tanzanian saying “my neighbor’s child is my child.”

How insane is this guy, exactly?

3 posted on 07/01/2013 3:01:05 PM PDT by livius
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To: livius

“It takes a village.”. *snort*


4 posted on 07/01/2013 3:02:24 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: markomalley

Our Dear Leader Obamuslim is doing everything he can to destroy traditional American values. How can thi many people still be fooled by this Muslim in the White House.


5 posted on 07/01/2013 3:04:57 PM PDT by mohresearcher
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Obama’s only actual children appear to be those weird daughters that nobody ever sees. But he seems to think he is the Universal Father.

Talk about delusions of grandeur. Well, Stalin always insisted that he be referred to as the “Little Father,” that is, a diminutive that would have been sort of like “Daddy” or “Papa.” So Bambi is not the only left-wing loony to do this.


6 posted on 07/01/2013 3:06:49 PM PDT by livius
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To: markomalley
“[Y]ou might say an American child is my child. We might say a Tanzanian child is my child,” Obama said after quoting the Tanzanian saying “my neighbor’s child is my child.”

I am he as you are he as you are me
And we are all together.

And you may ask yourself
Where is my beautiful country?
And you may ask yourself
Where does that highway to Socialism go?
And you may ask yourself
Am I right?...Am I wrong?
And you may tell yourself
MY GOD!...WHAT HAVE I DONE?

7 posted on 07/01/2013 3:10:31 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: livius
How insane is this guy, exactly? Extremely so.
8 posted on 07/01/2013 3:13:22 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: markomalley
“So what I’d like to do is to propose a toast … to our gracious Tanzanian hosts, to our Tanzanian friends and to wisdom, unity and peace that we all seek in the world. Cheers,”

Was this followed by a toast to Edie Amin, PolPot, Ceausescu, Mao, Stalin, Cesar “buy this cool T-Shirt” Chavez, Fidel Castro, Kim Jong, Al Gore, Satan, Vlad the Impaler, and Josef Mengele?

9 posted on 07/01/2013 3:16:46 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: markomalley
For a brief moment I was hoping the world would notice what a buffoon he is, but then I took a quick gander at the Swedish online newspapers and ... crickets.

10 posted on 07/01/2013 3:17:06 PM PDT by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: markomalley

FUBO! Communist bastard!


11 posted on 07/01/2013 3:17:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: PATRIOT1876

And for the intellectual level of the Obama supporters: There is water at the bottom of the ocean.


12 posted on 07/01/2013 3:18:06 PM PDT by GeorgeTex (Obama-Four M President (Mendacious Manchurian Muslim Marxist))
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To: livius

So true.


13 posted on 07/01/2013 3:18:46 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: livius

“..How insane is this guy, exactly?....”
Extremely. He suffers from the chronic, no-cure, mental disease known as liberalism. In the later stages of the disease, they lose all ability of rational thought. They become self-loathing, hate the innocent and those not diseased, and in some cases, extremely violent has we have witnessed over and over in the news media. He is in the later stages of the disease...it’s either that or he’s partaken in too much dope and man juice.


14 posted on 07/01/2013 3:20:36 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: markomalley
I've been to Tanzania...twice.My first visit was in the early 80's,while Nyerere was in power,the more recent about ten years ago.One word can neatly describe what I saw both times.

Primitive.

15 posted on 07/01/2013 3:23:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

I think a village in Tanzania found its’ idiot!


16 posted on 07/01/2013 3:26:45 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: livius

I don’t believe he has fathered any children, unless they were but monkeys that is.


17 posted on 07/01/2013 3:28:07 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: markomalley

STAY THERE!!!!!


18 posted on 07/01/2013 3:28:34 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: markomalley

Is 0bama going to visit Rhodesia to tout the economic miracle happening there?


19 posted on 07/01/2013 3:29:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: markomalley

Is he writing his own speeches on this trip?


20 posted on 07/01/2013 3:34:40 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: markomalley
I guess every once in a while, he slips up and lets the truth out.

He is what he is. He's been broadcasting it along with his friends and associates for years. Why no one listens or believes him I cannot imagine. Was everyone educated in Rio Linda?

21 posted on 07/01/2013 3:54:18 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: livius

How insane is this guy, exactly?
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2phQtHQSvJE


22 posted on 07/01/2013 4:27:58 PM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: markomalley

Dar es Salaam. Nothing more telling than that! Anti-Christ.


23 posted on 07/01/2013 4:57:50 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: markomalley

thought he was toasting mandela.


24 posted on 07/01/2013 6:12:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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